Christian A. Schwaner, P.C. Blog

Is Off-Base Conduct Covered by Military Law?

If you are an active duty service member, you must adhere to the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). Under this code, you are required to follow all rules of conduct expected by the military, whether you are on base, off base, or even active duty. If you are sent on furlough, which is a

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Accusations of Domestic Violence While on Active Duty

Defense Lawyer for Colorado’s Active Duty Military Accused of Domestic Violence Allegations of domestic violence can occur to anyone, including men and women. However, when you are in the military, a charge of domestic violence or abuse carries significant consequences that could not only impact your freedom, but your career. The military has special rules

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What is Forgery?

Forgery is a serious allegation. It involves the creation or possession of documents that are altered fraudulently. Colorado prohibits writing or forging documents in any way; if you are convicted of forgery, you face serious consequences. Also, being in possession of forged documents could lead to a conviction – even if you are not the

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Four Common Criminal Charges That Military Members Face

As a military service member, you are subject to the military code of justice. But, when you are off base, you are subject to the laws and statutes of the state and county in which you live. In Colorado Springs, military members serving on Fort Carson or within Colorado Springs often find themselves arrested for

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What Happens if You Get a DUI On or Off a Military Installation?

If you are charged with a DUI in Colorado on or off your military installation, you could face judicial, as well as non-judicial, punishments. It is important to understand all potential consequences of such convictions and seek professional assistance from a defense attorney who understands military and civilian consequences. Civilian Penalties If you are charged

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What Are the Consequences of a DUI/DWAI for Military Personnel?

Driving under the influence of alcohol not only risks the life of the offender and everyone around him or her, but – especially for military personnel – it can also have far-reaching consequences on one’s career. Drunk driving has serious implications both on and off military bases, and you should make sure that you fully

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Colorado Springs Military Domestic Violence Defense

Are you in the military and facing domestic violence charges in Colorado Springs or the surrounding areas? My name is Christian A. Schwaner, and I specialize in defending military personnel who have been charged with domestic violence. I am here to help. I hope you’ll consider calling me (719-577-9700) to discuss the charges you’re facing.

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Colorado Springs Military DUI Charges

If you are a member of the military and have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while ability impaired (DWAI) in Colorado Springs or the surrounding areas, you should contact an experienced Colorado Springs military DUI defense lawyer right away. My name is Christian A. Schwaner, and I am committed to

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